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The following list of web links are not intended to be comprehensive or exhaustive but are provided as examples of sites that may supply additional fire safety related information.

Tasmania Fire Service - Your Local Station
A list of where to find statewide Volunteer Brigades.

Tasmania State Emergency Service

The SES provides a volunteer responce capability for severe storms and floods, road crash rescue, search and rescue/recovery and a range of other general rescue and community support roles.

Australasian Fire Authorities Council
AFAC is the peak body for Australasian fire, land management and emergency services, creating synergy across the industry.


Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC
Brings together all of Australia and New Zealand's fire and emergency service authorities with the leading experts across a range of scientific fields to explore the causes, consequences and mitigation of natural disasters.

Crime Stoppers
Crime Stoppers, Tasmania Fire Service and Tasmania Police and have joined forces to help combat arson and its devastating effects on the Tasmanian community and environment. 

Report Anonymously 1800 333 000

TasFire Equipment (TFE) 
TFE specialises in the sale, maintenance and repair of portable fire protection equipment. TFE operates on a state-wide basis with offices located in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport. 

1300 008 337

Red Hot Tips
The Red Hot Tips program educates, engages and supports farmers and landholders in rural Tasmania to actively manage their bushfire risk; encouraging collaborative vegetation fire management and ecological sustainability across the landscape.

Tourism Visitor Information Network - Tasmania

Bushfire Safety for Travellers - English (PDF file)
Bushfire Safety for Travellers - Mandarin (PDF file)

Deaf Emergency Information -

Tas Alert -

Disaster Resilience Education Tasmania online education resource -

Planned Burning Manual -

International Association of Public Participation -

Australian Red Cross -

Tasmania Police -

DPIPWE Animals and Bushfire Planning -

Planning animals in bushfire factsheet -

Volunteering Tasmania -

Tasmania Emergency Risk Assessment Guidelines and Tools - em/risk-mgmt/terag-toolbox

RiskReady Tool -

Become an Emergency Volunteer -

Bureau of Meterology -

The Holmes Family story of the bushfire at Dunalley - Firestorm

Catalyst - Don't Panic. Get prepared -

What is a Disaster Resilient Community Organisation? -

Bushfire Research | CSIRO - Extreme-Events/Bushfire/Bushfire-research

Climate Council -

International Association of Wildland Fire -

National Emergency Risk Assessment Guidelines online course -

Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience -

Fuel Reduction Program- Whats Burning now? -  WhatsBurningNow

Travel Tips- Bushfire, flood and storm - 

 National Equine Database -